The second edition of the NCOH Magazine has been published at the Annual Scientific Meeting at Radboudumc 17 May. Here is your chance to look at the digital version.
Four reasons to definitely read the magazine are:
1. An interview with Ingrid van de Leemput and Marten Scheffer about Complex Systems, the NCOH-theme of 2019
2. Two interviews about Disease X and Zoonoses in the night
3. Get to know our PhDs and their projects
4. Take a glance at the awards and prizes NCOH Principal Investigators did receive in the last year.
Coming five years, a large consortium of several NCOH Partners (coordinator Erasmus MC ), will investigate how the Netherlands can be better prepared for infectious diseases transmitted by mosquitoes. The multidisciplinary character of the collaboration, in which citizen science also plays a role, is unique.
The program makers of ‘De Kennis van Nu’ prepared a broadcast around mosquito research in The Netherlands. Recordings were made at the location and with researchers of several of our NCOH partners; Erasmus MC, Leiden University, RIVM and Wageningen University & Research.
Which groups are affected by certain chronic diseases, and which groups aren’t? This depends on genetics (30%) and on the exposome (70%). A consortium led by Professor Roel Vermeulen, affiliated with Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht, will investigate which factors of the exposome are important for health and how these factors work.
Tropical viral diseases are on the rise worldwide. Zika, swine fly, Rift Valley fever and SARS are just a few of the many diseases threatening humans or animals. Jeroen Kortekaas, Wim van der Poel and Mart de Jong (WUR) explain the research that they do to prevent new outbreaks and epidemics.